The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 15 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 103 96 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 10.73% 11.79% 15.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.94% 15.12% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92 93 140
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
796 635 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 82.92% 78.01% 81.37%
Number of salaries quoted 686 581 732
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
Hampshire

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 117 (51.09%) C++
2 109 (47.60%) Linux
3 71 (31.00%) C
4 61 (26.64%) C#
5 59 (25.76%) HTML
6 58 (25.33%) JavaScript
6 58 (25.33%) Windows
7 57 (24.89%) Degree
8 54 (23.58%) Java
9 53 (23.14%) SQL
10 52 (22.71%) Mathematics
11 50 (21.83%) CSS
11 50 (21.83%) UNIX
12 49 (21.40%) OO
13 46 (20.09%) SQL Server
13 46 (20.09%) PHP
14 41 (17.90%) Computer Science
15 40 (17.47%) .NET
15 40 (17.47%) XML
16 37 (16.16%) OOP
17 34 (14.85%) Subversion
18 33 (14.41%) Physics
18 33 (14.41%) LAMP
19 32 (13.97%) Solaris
20 28 (12.23%) MVC
21 27 (11.79%) PHP5
22 26 (11.35%) Statistics
23 24 (10.48%) XHTML
24 23 (10.04%) TCP/IP
25 22 (9.61%) OOD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.93%) CMS
2 8 (3.49%) IIS
3 5 (2.18%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.75%) Apache
4 4 (1.75%) SAS
5 3 (1.31%) Node.js
6 2 (0.87%) Confluence
6 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.44%) DNN
7 1 (0.44%) WordPress
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.04%) TCP/IP
2 19 (8.30%) SSL
3 15 (6.55%) FTP
4 2 (0.87%) DNS
4 2 (0.87%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.44%) GSM
5 1 (0.44%) VoIP
5 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.44%) ATM
5 1 (0.44%) Wireless
5 1 (0.44%) FDDI
5 1 (0.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.80%) MySQL
2 11 (4.80%) Big Data
3 9 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.62%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.18%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.18%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.31%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (14.85%) Subversion
2 19 (8.30%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (3.06%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.31%) JUnit
5 3 (1.31%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.31%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (0.87%) JIRA
7 1 (0.44%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.44%) Behat
7 1 (0.44%) GoogleTest
General
1 19 (8.30%) Retail
2 10 (4.37%) Advertising
3 9 (3.93%) Finance
4 7 (3.06%) Military
4 7 (3.06%) French Language
5 4 (1.75%) Japanese Language
5 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.31%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (1.31%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.31%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.31%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) German Language
7 2 (0.87%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.44%) Norwegian Language
8 1 (0.44%) Danish Language
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 112 (48.91%) Software Engineer
2 93 (40.61%) Developer
3 50 (21.83%) C++ Software Engineer
4 29 (12.66%) Software Developer
5 24 (10.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 21 (9.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 17 (7.42%) PHP Developer
8 15 (6.55%) C# Developer
9 12 (5.24%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.80%) Programmer
10 11 (4.80%) .NET Developer
11 10 (4.37%) Java Developer
11 10 (4.37%) Graduate
11 10 (4.37%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (3.49%) C Software Engineer
12 8 (3.49%) Lead Software Engineer
12 8 (3.49%) Lead Developer
13 7 (3.06%) Analyst
13 7 (3.06%) Web Developer
13 7 (3.06%) Lead PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (25.76%) HTML
2 50 (21.83%) CSS
3 40 (17.47%) .NET
3 40 (17.47%) XML
4 33 (14.41%) LAMP
5 24 (10.48%) XHTML
6 18 (7.86%) ASP.NET
7 17 (7.42%) HTML5
8 14 (6.11%) Web Services
9 12 (5.24%) jQuery
10 8 (3.49%) CSS3
11 7 (3.06%) OpenCV
11 7 (3.06%) WinForms
12 6 (2.62%) SWT
12 6 (2.62%) J2EE
12 6 (2.62%) XSLT
13 5 (2.18%) Flash
14 4 (1.75%) JSP
14 4 (1.75%) LINQ
14 4 (1.75%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.71%) Mathematics
2 41 (17.90%) Computer Science
3 33 (14.41%) Physics
4 26 (11.35%) Statistics
5 16 (6.99%) EMV
6 11 (4.80%) EFT
6 11 (4.80%) Cryptography
7 7 (3.06%) DTV
8 5 (2.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (2.18%) Animation
9 4 (1.75%) W3C
10 3 (1.31%) Social Media
11 1 (0.44%) Kindle
11 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.44%) Open Source
11 1 (0.44%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.44%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 109 (47.60%) Linux
2 58 (25.33%) Windows
3 50 (21.83%) UNIX
4 32 (13.97%) Solaris
5 19 (8.30%) Embedded Linux
6 10 (4.37%) Android
7 8 (3.49%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.62%) AIX
9 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.40%) OO
2 37 (16.16%) OOP
3 28 (12.23%) MVC
4 22 (9.61%) OOD
5 20 (8.73%) OO PHP
6 18 (7.86%) Scrum
7 15 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (5.68%) Web Development
9 12 (5.24%) Video Processing
10 11 (4.80%) TDD
11 9 (3.93%) Project Management
11 9 (3.93%) Android Development
12 8 (3.49%) Image Processing
12 8 (3.49%) Business Development
12 8 (3.49%) E-Commerce
12 8 (3.49%) Multithreading
13 7 (3.06%) Time Management
13 7 (3.06%) Data Analysis
14 6 (2.62%) BDD
15 5 (2.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (51.09%) C++
2 71 (31.00%) C
3 61 (26.64%) C#
4 58 (25.33%) JavaScript
5 54 (23.58%) Java
6 53 (23.14%) SQL
7 46 (20.09%) PHP
8 27 (11.79%) PHP5
9 13 (5.68%) Embedded C++
10 12 (5.24%) Python
11 9 (3.93%) Embedded C
11 9 (3.93%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.62%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.18%) ActionScript
13 5 (2.18%) MATLAB
13 5 (2.18%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.18%) ActionScript 3.0
13 5 (2.18%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (1.75%) R
14 4 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 57 (24.89%) Degree
2 21 (9.17%) PhD
3 7 (3.06%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.62%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) CCNA
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.18%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (9.17%) Oracle
2 18 (7.86%) Zend
3 10 (4.37%) VeriFone
4 8 (3.49%) EPiServer
5 5 (2.18%) DoubleClick
5 5 (2.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.87%) JBoss
6 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.87%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.44%) Cisco
7 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday and more
Posted: Yesterday
Based in Ocean Village, Southampton, Hampshire...
Guru Careers
Salary: £25 - 35k (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Ordnance Survey
Salary: £39,242 - £46,786 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & development
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Southampton
Blue Town Online
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
DP Connect
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22500.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago